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These chambers include the semicircular canals. which function in equil-briwri.
and the coiled cochlea tlatin, "S|'i3li"]_ wlnxih i-. involved in hearing. £3 ~ 1
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The semicircular canals, arranged in three Each canal has at its base a spatial
planes, detect angular movements swelling called an ampulla, of the head.
containing a cluster of hair cells. / /I I r Flow i X -~-. of endolymph e 0-'_\ /-M , /T' ...
By a similar mechanism, the semicircular carals, arranged in the three spatial
panes, detect changes in the rate of rotation or angular movements of the head (
see Figure 49. 11). When you spin around, the equilibrium in the semicircular
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